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* BigFun: One of the rules is "50 bonus points for the team with the heaviest person." The man Jeff, Kenya and Lisa find is a bit of a FatIdiot and slob who they get to come by lying that the bonus points are for someone dressed exactly like him (sensing he'd be offended by the real reason. The guy Dummitz brings is openly excited about being a point-getter for a scavenger hunt, is amused by the whole thing and doesn't even mind arriving tied across the hood of Dummitz's taxi.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: Parkerís family consists of his son-in-law and four rambunctious grandchildren, his greedy sister Mildred, her ManChild son and long-suffering stepdaughter, and two relatively normal nephews the Stevens brothers (its unclear if there parent is a deceased third sibling or Mildred from one of her past marriages, although either way they donít like her that much).

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* BigFun: One of the rules is "50 bonus points for the team with the heaviest person." The man Jeff, Kenya Kenny and Lisa find is a bit of a FatIdiot and slob who they get to come by lying that the bonus points are for someone dressed exactly like him (sensing he'd be offended by the real reason. The guy Dummitz brings is openly excited about being a point-getter for a scavenger hunt, is amused by the whole thing and doesn't even mind arriving tied across the hood of Dummitz's taxi.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: Parkerís family consists of his son-in-law and four rambunctious grandchildren, his greedy sister Mildred, her ManChild son and long-suffering stepdaughter, and two relatively normal nephews the Stevens brothers (its unclear if there their parent is a deceased third sibling or Mildred from one of her past marriages, although either way they donít like her that much).



* ChekhovsGunman: Dummitz partners with a museum security guard in order to get at some of the items on the list. [[spoiler:The man is inside their suit of armor when it gets stolen by Mildred, Georgie and Sellsome, and because heís in the suit of armor heís abel to move it into the Stevens pile.]]

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* ChekhovsGunman: Dummitz partners with a museum security guard in order to get at some of the items on the list. [[spoiler:The man is inside their suit of armor when it gets stolen by Mildred, Georgie and Sellsome, and because heís in the suit of armor heís abel able to move it into the Stevens pile.]]



-->'''Selsome''': "Out of order? What do you mean 'out of order'? It was working just a second ago!"
-->'''Janitor''': "I'm sorry but it's not working now."
-->'''Selsome''': "But it was working, just a second ago."
-->'''Janitor''': "And a second ago I wasn't standing here talking to a moron."

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-->'''Selsome''': "Out of order? What do you mean 'out of order'? It was working just a second ago!"
-->'''Janitor''':
ago!"\\
'''Janitor''':
"I'm sorry but it's not working now."
-->'''Selsome''':
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'''Selsome''':
"But it was working, just a second ago."
-->'''Janitor''':
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'''Janitor''':
"And a second ago I wasn't standing here talking to a moron."



* LoopholeAbuse: The various teams arenít allowed to buy anything, but Sellsome calls several of his employees and gives them the scavenger hunt list so ''they'' can buy the stuff and then give it to him. Then, at the end [[spoiler:the security guard in the suit of armor staggers out of Mildredís pile and into the Stevens, because while the teams prevent members of an opposing team from moving their items, thereís no rule against an ďitemĒ moving itself.]]

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* LoopholeAbuse: The various teams arenít allowed to buy anything, but Sellsome calls several of his employees and gives them the scavenger hunt list so ''they'' can buy the stuff and then give it to him. Then, at the end [[spoiler:the security guard in the suit of armor staggers out of Mildredís pile and into the Stevens, because while the teams rules prevent members of an opposing team from moving their items, thereís no rule against an ďitemĒ moving itself.]]



* WeWinBecauseYouDidnt: At the end [[spoiler:The servants team observe at how far ahead of everyone else Mildred, Sellsome and George are, and decide to give the Stevens and Lisa everything in their pile in the hopes of letting them catch up and having someone else win. All to the other teams quickly follow suit. This is reward by the Stevens brothers and Lis sharing the prize with them.]]

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* WeWinBecauseYouDidnt: At the end [[spoiler:The servants team observe at how far ahead of everyone else Mildred, Sellsome and George are, and decide to give the Stevens and Lisa everything in their pile in the hopes of letting them catch up and having someone else win. All to of the other teams quickly follow suit. This is reward rewarded by the Stevens brothers and Lis Lisa sharing the prize with them.]]


* {{Flopsy}}: Dummitz sees a ConMan pulling the flopsy scam in a car park, and decides it would be the perfect way to obtain a Rolls-Royce grille. He then makes multiple attempts to be hit by the Rolls, all of which fail, but which result in him being run over by a succession of different cars!


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* StagedPedestrianAccident: Dummitz sees a ConMan pulling this scam in a car park, and decides it would be the perfect way to obtain a Rolls-Royce grille. He then makes multiple attempts to be hit by the Rolls, all of which fail, but which result in him being run over by a succession of different cars!


As usual, you can find the basics at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scavenger_Hunt The Other Wiki]] and at [[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079858/combined IMDB]].

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As usual, you can find the basics at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scavenger_Hunt The Other Wiki]] and at [[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079858/combined IMDB]].
IMDB]]. The film is often considered to be unfunny for its premise, although some appreciate the cast.



* AmoralAttorney: Mildredís lawyer Stewart Sellsome is a greedy man who encourages her to cry and fake sympathy at the will reading and is quick to try and sabotage the other teams and seize other unfair advantages. Averted with Miltonís lawyer, and the executor of his estate, Charles Bernstein, who is scrupulous in his duties and contemptuously/bemusedly tells Sellsome that itís hard for him to believe their in the same profession.



* BigFun: One of the rules is "50 bonus points for the team with the heaviest person."

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* BigBrotherBully: Georgie seems like a jerk to his stepsister Lisa, who is quick to bail on him and his mother and join the Stevens team.
* BigFun: One of the rules is "50 bonus points for the team with the heaviest person."" The man Jeff, Kenya and Lisa find is a bit of a FatIdiot and slob who they get to come by lying that the bonus points are for someone dressed exactly like him (sensing he'd be offended by the real reason. The guy Dummitz brings is openly excited about being a point-getter for a scavenger hunt, is amused by the whole thing and doesn't even mind arriving tied across the hood of Dummitz's taxi.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: Parkerís family consists of his son-in-law and four rambunctious grandchildren, his greedy sister Mildred, her ManChild son and long-suffering stepdaughter, and two relatively normal nephews the Stevens brothers (its unclear if there parent is a deceased third sibling or Mildred from one of her past marriages, although either way they donít like her that much).



* TheCameo: Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger appears for a couple minutes as a gym instructor Mr. Motley runs into.



* ChekhovsGunman: Dummitz partners with a museum security guard in order to get at some of the items on the list. [[spoiler:The man is inside their suit of armor when it gets stolen by Mildred, Georgie and Sellsome, and because heís in the suit of armor heís abel to move it into the Stevens pile.]]



* CoolOldLady: A self-defense obsessed woman named Arvilla who looks to be at least seventy is visited by the Stevens brothers and Lisa for some of the items from her collection of brass knuckles, tear gas, chains and such, and itís revealed she met Kenny saving him form a mugging.



* TheDitz: Dummitz, whose in the will because he made Milton richer by getting lost driving his business partner to a meeting to renew some contracts (giving Milton full control of the company), and arguably does the worst in the hunt.
* EurekaMoment: As everyone observes how far ahead [[spoiler:Mildredís team is]], [[spoiler:Jenkins the butler]] muses that while items are allowed to be given, and offers his teams to another team.



* FrenchCuisineIsHaughty: Parkerís chef is a somewhat haughty (although not to FrenchJerk levels) Frenchman named Henri.



* GameBetweenHeirs: Milton Parker dies and leaves his fortune to the person or group of people that win his scavenger hunt. There is no motivation to make them become a family, although throughout the hunt the Stevens brothers bond with Lisa, his son-in-law and grandchildren get closer and [[spoiler:Both of those groups ally at the end.]]



* {{Megane}} {{Manchild}}: Georgie wears glasses and is rather wimpy.

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* LoopholeAbuse: The various teams arenít allowed to buy anything, but Sellsome calls several of his employees and gives them the scavenger hunt list so ''they'' can buy the stuff and then give it to him. Then, at the end [[spoiler:the security guard in the suit of armor staggers out of Mildredís pile and into the Stevens, because while the teams prevent members of an opposing team from moving their items, thereís no rule against an ďitemĒ moving itself.]]
* {{Megane}} {{Manchild}}: Georgie wears glasses and is rather wimpy.wimpy and sulky despite being in his mid-twenties at least.
* MistakenForRacist: Sellsome, when he asks Jackson the African-American limo driver if ďyou peopleĒ (meaning the staff) have anything to eat.


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* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Parkerís only child, the mother of his four grandkids, has been dead for some time. How long is unclear, but her youngest child looks to be between four and six.


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* ShoutOut: When Sellsome sees Miltonís grandchildren he quips ď''Film/TheBadNewsBears'' break parole.Ē


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* SpeechImpediment: The zookeeper who is perplexed by how his ostriches keep being stolen (due to being on the scavenger list) has a heavy lisp.


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* WeWinBecauseYouDidnt: At the end [[spoiler:The servants team observe at how far ahead of everyone else Mildred, Sellsome and George are, and decide to give the Stevens and Lisa everything in their pile in the hopes of letting them catch up and having someone else win. All to the other teams quickly follow suit. This is reward by the Stevens brothers and Lis sharing the prize with them.]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The nurse who is with Milton when he dies is never seen again and isnít included in the will.


''Scavenger Hunt'' is a 1979 comedy film directed by Michael Schultz and starring, [[AllStarCast among others]], Creator/RichardBenjamin, James Coco, Ruth Gordon, Creator/ClorisLeachman, Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Richard Mulligan, and Tony Randall.

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''Scavenger Hunt'' is a 1979 comedy film directed by Michael Schultz and starring, [[AllStarCast among others]], Creator/RichardBenjamin, James Coco, Ruth Gordon, Creator/RuthGordon, Creator/ClorisLeachman, Creator/RoddyMcDowall, Richard Mulligan, and Tony Randall.


* BrownBagMask: Jenkins, Jackson and Henri pull paper bags over their heads when they rob the grocery store. Henri forget to out any eye holes in his.

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* BrownBagMask: Jenkins, Jackson and Henri pull paper bags over their heads when they rob the grocery store. Henri forget forgets to out cut any eye holes in his.his, however, and this goes so badly that he insists the clerk not look as he tries to find an alternative (settling on pantyhose).



* {{Flopsy}}: Dummitz sees a ConMan pulling the flopsy scam in a car park, and decides it would be the perfect way to obtain a Rolls-Royce grille. He then makes multiple attempts to be hit by the Rolls, all of which fail, but which result in him being run over by a succession of different cars.

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* {{Flopsy}}: Dummitz sees a ConMan pulling the flopsy scam in a car park, and decides it would be the perfect way to obtain a Rolls-Royce grille. He then makes multiple attempts to be hit by the Rolls, all of which fail, but which result in him being run over by a succession of different cars.cars!


** NeverMessWithGranny: Arvila says that she keeps the real ones with the [[{{BFG}} Howitzer]].

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** NeverMessWithGranny: Arvila says that she keeps the real ones with the [[{{BFG}} Howitzer]].Howitzer]].
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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts in the late morning with the reading of the will, and ends just after 5 pm when the points from the ScavenegarHunt are tallied. Total time elapsed is probably not more than six hours.

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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts in the late morning with the reading of the will, and ends just after 5 pm when the points from the ScavenegarHunt ScavengerHunt are tallied. Total time elapsed is probably not more than six hours.


* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts in the late morning with the reading of the will, and ends just after 5 pm when the points from the ScavenegerHunt are tallied. Total time elapsed is probably not more than six hours.

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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts in the late morning with the reading of the will, and ends just after 5 pm when the points from the ScavenegerHunt ScavenegarHunt are tallied. Total time elapsed is probably not more than six hours.

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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: The movie starts in the late morning with the reading of the will, and ends just after 5 pm when the points from the ScavenegerHunt are tallied. Total time elapsed is probably not more than six hours.


* FrenchMaidOutfit: Babbette is an actual FrenchMaid who wears the outfit as her uniform. This is not too suprising given that the little we see of her late employer Mr. Parker indicates that he was something of a DirtyOldMan.

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* FrenchMaidOutfit: Babbette is an actual FrenchMaid who wears the outfit as her uniform. This is not too suprising surprising given that the little we see of her late employer Mr. Parker indicates that he was something of a DirtyOldMan.


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* VideoWill: Milton Parker leaves behind an ''audio'' will; recorded on a cassette tape. It seems he could not resist the urge to taunt his heirs one last time.

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* FrenchMaidOutfit: Babbette is an actual FrenchMaid who wears the outfit as her uniform. This is not too suprising given that the little we see of her late employer Mr. Parker indicates that he was something of a DirtyOldMan.

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* InconvenientParachuteDeployment: Henry and his kids are driving along a rural road when the parachute (one of the items in the ScavengerHunt) in the back of the station wagon deploys through the open rear window. This causes the car to slue out of control and winds up stranding them with a flat tyre.

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* ShutUpGunshot: When the teams dissolve into a noisy argument at the end of the hunt, Bernstein takes a gun off one the police officers and fires it into the air to get silence.

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* CarMeetsHouse: During the car chase, Jackson misses a turn the other vehicles make and instead drives the limo through the glass window of a showroom, and then out the window on the other side to rejoin the chase.

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* CompanionCube: Because it was the first item they obtained, the servants keep the toilet with them for the rest of the hunt as a mascot/good luck charm; naming it 'Mont Clair'. They are extremely upset when Mildred, Georgie and Selsome steal it, and when it falls out the car and smashes, Babbette screams "They killed Mont Clair!".

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